Identity Found, Evens Story

Evens Presume was born in central Bahamas. One of three children, their family was familiar with poverty and often, hunger. With the death of his father at the age of 7, his mother could no longer care for him or his 2 brothers. She soon relinquished rights and Evens and his...

Podcasts for Young Adult Christians

“Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith."Hebrews 13:7 What we see, read, and hear influences us. It is becoming harder to find positive, uplifting, and faith-based material today. Y4O wants to encourage you to find...

Finding a Church in College

Going away to college for the first time or even simply transferring, comes the excitement of exploring a new city! You get to find your new favorite coffee shops, restaurants, and hang-out spots. However, moving to a new city means finding a new church. This can be an intimidating process,...

Summer Reading Suggestions

Y4O wants to share with you some of our team’s favorite summer reads! Whether you are college-bound, freshly graduated, or just living your best summer here are some books that are bound to make your summer more memorable! Terry, Y4O founder, recommends I don’t have enough faith to be an...

An Impression through the Generations

Here at Youth 4 Orphans, we are making an impact through the generations. Our friend Serena Josephson shares her story with us during a recent conversation.  Serena grew up in a Christian home and always knew the Lord was placing missions on her heart. As the years passed and the...

Finding Your Identity in Christ

From the moment we are born, our identity starts to form. Ideas and opinions, with many being contrary to one another, are pushed on us about who we are or what we should be. In the midst of all of this, we are left confused and begin to wonder what...

God’s Purposes for Adversity

Understanding Adversity Have you ever wondered, why does God allow us to experience times of hardship, pain, and difficulty? How can a God that is the very essence of love, let these things happen to me? We begin to plague our thoughts with doubt and take matters into our own...

5K Move Against Hunger

Youth 4 Orphans' inaugural virtual 5K will support orphaned and vulnerable children living on the island of La Gonave in Haiti.  Participants can complete this race their own way as long as it's between July 11 and July 15.  The 5K can be done running, walking, cycling, paddle boarding, kayaking,...

Time Management is Key

Unlike high school, in college, you won’t be spending 7 hours in class for 5 days a week. You will have a lot of free time to fill & in college you must create your own structured routine. In order to be successful in college, time management is key. Here are some tips...

Finding the Right Friends in College

Hey everyone! I wanted to elaborate on the topics in my recent blog, “5 Things I Wish I Would’ve Known Before I Moved To College.” Let’s first look at “establishing solid friendships in college takes time.” BTW- quality always outweighs quantity when it comes to friendships. I moved 1192 miles away from home to attend college...